Auction features largest private collection of parures to ever be sold
Christies will be holding an auction for the largest private collection of parures to ever be sold.
The suites of jewellery to be auctioned are set with a total 2,180 carats of rubies, 1,070 carats of emeralds, 1,630 carats of sapphires and 6,4000 carats of diamonds.
International Director of Christie’s Jewellery department and Head of Jewellery Middle East David Warren said: “This is a significant opportunity for anyone who is passionate about jewellery. From Ancient Egypt through to 1950s Hollywood glamour and beyond, the parure provides the ultimate jewellery gift. Whether you wear a single ring or you wear the whole suite, a parure provides flexibility, variety and extravagance to last a lifetime.”
The auction will take place at The Jumeirah Tower’s Hotel from October 24 to October 27.